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>> "inside washington" is brought you in part by the american federation of government employees, proud to make america work. for more information about afge and membership, die. are going to have 90-year-old people. >> this week on "inside sandy's birdknoll october surprise. >> i want to thank t the presidt personally. how many votes are these pictures worth? heavy hearts with all the suffering in a major part of our country. >> how do you compete with a natural disaster? >climate change?
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neitr candidate wants to go it. the new unemployment number, play in the polling place? jeep jobs in china flap. >> obama took gm and chrysler bankruptcy and sold chrysler to italians who will s in china. >> it is an outrageous lie. captioned by the national captioning institute >> we thought this was going to special preelection broadcast. that all weking have to do his handicap the election. came hurricane politics, all wiseman told never that you can around ththe corner. then't want to minimize tragic human dimensions of this
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aftermath, butt is a politil program d the election is next tuesday, so here goes. new jersey gov. chris christie prior to the storm. let's give you the plane ride back to chicago ththat you have earned. i cannot thank the president and compassion for the state.of our >> he has putis heart and soul that the people jersebounce back .tronger than before >> for the past feways, voters president hugging looking, well, presidential during a time of .risis election practically on doorstep, how will the and its of sandy mark?ath play out, > good for president obama i. the time of disaster, the only electe officials who have an
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opportunity toto perform our governors, mayors, or the president. senators and members of congress get on camera. schumer is the only one i know who did. this is a real job. i think the presidentandled himself tol, showed ,e competent and compassionate "endorsement" tie president is nothing but plus. >> nina? >> you have to notice that president clinton build up the bush administration took it apart and d paid a price katrina, and this president built it back up again, but not political people in, bupeople who knew what to is papaying off this week. >> colby? >> it also draws a sharp contrast between the candidates.
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utech president obama pushihing effort and the the vehicle to coordinate the effort, and you saying hey last year rid of femema enter the back to theties which shows no appreciation for the role that plays during that time of agedy. >> it is a nightmare for romney. >> it is,, especially if you are after women voters in ohio, the so-called waitress vote. th is an ad for a president who worries aut you. terrible for romney, and it stopped his momentum. polls are wrong and win anyway, but just ,ooking at the polls right now has got >> did romney have momentum, or was that just republicans been?
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>> he had the momentum after the first t debate and he decimated the lead -- >> but we have had three since --n >> but obama was never able to recapture the lead. >> i cannot say with certainty that there was momentum,o momentum. onok at the polls evy hour a sense, and you get .hat this is very tight in the battle ground states, yoyou don't find wide margins between the candidates. y yes, the first debate made in campaign.difference in the it alled mitt romney to himself with no on the part of the president as reasonable mitt. gogone was the saber-rattling mitt, keep out foreigners mitt, suspectsitt and
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caracas --ack to [laughter] he became reasonable, intelllligent,oised, forget the islands and the swiss bank accounts. ththat did change the race. bruni of "the new york --es" made a telling point debate was so important because it made obama after the first truculent, and he overcompensasated for his performance and the first debabate tryin to catch u. >> apparently at mayor michael bloomberg did not care much the debates but he did about sandy and he did endorse the prent. >> it was interesting, the reason he gave for the .ndorsement unmentioned issue in the
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campaign, climate change. >> bloomberg is a popular guy in but in other quarters he is not. males -- thete is, by the angry white males going to come out of the romney?d save desert theing to president in sufficient numbers? bloomberg does not help obama -- >> i disagree. mayor bloomberg is a big help with that very importantnt of gun control, gay rights people who wantnt to limt drinks. of the softt that is an overlooked -- >> what about angry white males in ohio? >> this has been the rea problem for the romney that while obama's
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reach to whites in general and white males in particular has less than mediocre, in optimism and of ohio has skyrocketed. 52% of people in ohio think better, 70%g to get think they are worse -- >> -- 177% think they're gettig worse -- >> they are getting better in ohio. >> we will talk ♪ ♪ [ multiple sounds making melodic tune ] ♪ [ male announcer ] at northrop grumman, every innovation, every solution,
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>> for to say that this is generation and will again -- a climate reality, extreme weather a reality.. >> n new york governor andrew sayings also quoted as storms are coming years.wo his name up, but prectedhis. >> sure did. >> isn't ththis an indication of antiquated our infrastructure is? are sea barriers in the netherlands. >> this may not ba question of barriers.
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this heavy jet stream th came sandy in, and they say that is caused by some that is taking .lace in the arctic warmingglobal is a problem. >> agorere did not talk about wasenvironment when he president, and these about it whenalk were e running,. >> in 1988 talalked about -- >> if you had the mitt romney againstgovernor running this obama, their positions have been all that different. mitt romney it was a big endorser of cap-and-trade then. instatance where you don't know which you are getting. >> thehere is a huge disconnect, because the political culture is deniers andl of to
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that.liticians reflect threeevable to go through debates and not talk about climate change at all. >> there has been a lot of advertising by interest groups forth the idea of fossil fuels and negate the idea of warming, and that does have an effect. if you look at the pololling da, -- used to be e accepted fact and it is not any more. >> in september, one of nasa's dark,ites went essentially, and thehey had a bk and that to u that this storm was coming. ththey are cutting back -- >> while we have not been paidid we spend ourwhere money, state, local, and has done more to transfer payments, writing
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checks to people for sabilities,, health care, whenever. that means less money for infrastructure. there is not the money at any local, or federal, do the things that eisenhower in n the 1950's, the gornment has done all along. toif you compare e us, mark, nations, were ist in terms of inastructure. >> i think that the barriers is serious m matter to discussbut is alternative. there is no reason we cannot do both. climate change is not going to in a hurry but we have to address a. >> weatherman made it or nature made it, t the sea is rising. absolutely. >> whether man made it or nature have to fix the
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electrical grid. >> in virginia and parts of , th talk about production. we have to come to grips with tha infrastructure important. put thehave to in >> politicians are neverer -- we goingngo get there unless politicians get honest actually is happening here. the percentage of money we spend on government has shifted from building bridges and highways schools, those things we government, to individiduals,to for whatever reason. not be honestll this. until they are, he will not have o bud bridges and the electrical grids or do that. >> would have made more sense for obama to but health care on he hadk burner when majorities and the house and senate? >> yes. >> that is realllly not there, because one of the things, the
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in obamacare, is to reduce costs -- >> good luck with that. >> they are trying to do it. >> 30 million people have access to care that they did not have before. something i would trade.
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>> i know what change looks like it.use i fought for >> change was promised and we are going to give it to the american people.e. no more mr. nice guy. report.ber jojobs unemployment, 7.9%uprom 7.8. 171,000 jobs added in october. august and september jobs were revised upwards. but it still went up, so does that number hurt or help in the campaign.
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>> it helelps. not a dramatic breakthroh, but progress, but s snail-like progress. rate, we will not get to 5% unemployment until his daughters e grandmdmothers. [laughter] it is progress, -- >> but you also see signs of in consumer confidence. market isis coming back. there are reass that people optimistic. the problem is on the corporate , that they are not making investments and i think they're theing off becausof uncertainty about the election. >> it is not t the election, is politicians do after the election. >> there was good newsn ho productivity, auto -- those numbers were pretty good. that is because people are
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feeling better. >> if so, why are his number is higher? --hy aren't numbers higher? obama's? >> there is always a delay. we have gone through an excruciating four years, and assuming it getsetter, and i think it will not it was president -- as there's not a as the sick, on wall strereet, and we go over the --cal cliff and government >> obama should be in worse shape given how w the economy hs --e >> pololitico is reporting that that if are worried make is reelected he will a deal with republicans. >> i surhope so. >> i hope so, t too. obviously, they have done a focus groups and they know what message cells..
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even eric cantor, -in-chief, wast that we need to put aside differenceces and reach cocompromimise. can't we all st getet along, mark? >> rodneyy king for lieutenant governor. job rating, 49% favorable. 41% thinkcti, ovever is in the right direction, a dramatic improvement. o of the youeel resident is elected? 50% would feel positive. these we the same mbers, the same nbc poll, from eight years when orge w. bush won votes. of the that t is the parallel this election,004,4, 2012. first term incumbent, beleaguered, seeking a second close election, ohio decided then, and ohio is at the
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today and history itself,nd that is t washington. [laughteter] >> thus spakeketh -- [laughter] there is the benediction. >> things arehakier now than they were then. i think people sense that. real issue is howad does crisis afr be before congress' response? the wall street crash, going over the cliff -- >> romney's mber is on the, are still better than this.
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pamela howze: it just seems like such an... infringement on our lives. how dare they step into my life that way. it's none of their business. he's tryg to restrict us, again. he's taking us backwards. george allen is the last thing we need in washington. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising.
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>> obama took gm a and chrysler bankruptcy and sold who are to italians j jeeps in chi. >> one of theost flagrantly dishonest and i can remember in my political career. >> chrysler's ceo is angrily jeep is shipping china. >> they are adding jobs at its toleledo. >> understand this -- this was not of a hail mary pass ohio. thisas an act of absolute dedesperation. had to be a real fight in the romney campaign saying that -- there had to be some
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it, this is do us.g to come bk and bit it has bes. he has basically accused the ,resident of the interstates bailou -- president of the states, is ilout of gm hrysler, to send american overseas to china. a guy doued northridge -- a >> if mark is correct and there fight in theal campaign, and there had to be, is a pants on fire ad, the person who decides that is thatnd whethere kind of fight is the candidate. >> well ---- >> no -- four years ago, mccain decided not toun ads went after the jeremiah wright stuff. similarly, t this had to be a
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romney decision. --"i'm at mitt romney and i >> i was in china at a few years ago and the thing that strurucke which americanto cars had beetreated that market. -- had penetrated that market. >> we want to build them here. >> we do build em here and get finish over there. >> to what degree of do campaigns in -- tiny towards the end engage in towards the end. it's true, mccain did the right thing, that we''reot going to race, and i am sure this if he had not ordered that. >> in the interest of fairness, out that the obama campaign did something spot in ohio- -- a statement about mitt
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romney, "he i is not one of us." that is codeword for the worst form of bigotry. see you next week. > "inside washington" is brought you in part by the american federation of government e employeesprproud to make america work. for more information about afge and membership, visit this year, america's privately-owned freight ilrailroads plan to spend $23 billion on their network. that's like building 4 nat's stadiums, 5 wilson bridges, and 8 dc convention centers...all in onene year. and not a penny of it comes from taxpayers.
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look, the reason i'm in this race there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the fure generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. freight railroads plan to spend $23 billion on their network. i'm mitt romney, that's like launching 4 mars roversrs, 10 gps satellites, and 20 space shuttles ...all in one year.

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